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Dr. Sam: Johnson, detector being, a light-hearted collection of recently reveal'd episodes in the career of the great lexicographer narrated as from the pen of James Boswell. Including: the unmasking of the flying highwaymen; the singular episode of the Monboddo ape boy; the recovery of Prince Charlie's vanisht ruby .and the macabre affair of the wax-work cadaver


Published by A.A. Knopf, New York, 1946
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First edition, small 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 257; frontispiece; jacket with one small tape repair on verso, jacket slightly rubbed and with piece of scotch tape (not mending a tear) on blank back panel of jacket; very good. A series of mysterious episodes presented to and solved by Dr. Johnson, as told by Boswell in the stylized prose of the 18th century. Queen's Quorum, 100; Goldstone 786. Bookseller Inventory # 16353

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Title: Dr. Sam: Johnson, detector being, a ...

Publisher: A.A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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